Malaysia Introduces e-visa For Indians on Short Visits
In a bid to tap a larger share of the Indian outbound travel, Malaysian Government has introduced the Electronic Travel Authorization Visa (e-visa) for a short visit to Malaysia, reports Our Bureau. Currently, the e-visa facility is available to Indians residing in India only and is valid for a single journey stay of maximum 30 days in Malaysia for tourism purposes. India is a significant contributor to the tourism economy of Malaysia. Last year, 7,22,141 Indian tourists visited Malaysia making it the 6th largest contributor to tourist arrivals. The Malaysia e-visa comes at a fee of around .₹ 2,710 and can be obtained within 2448 hours with a validity of 3 months.